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sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed